Avalanche Creek campsite
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This standard camping site is just off the main road in the Arthur’s Pass village, almost directly opposite the visitor centre.


  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan


  • Category


  • Bookings

Bookings required


  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Shelter for cooking
  • Toilets - flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
  • Wheelchair accessible with assistance
10 non-powered/tent sites

Seasonal restrictions

During winter this alpine area may be covered in snow, making access difficult.

Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.

Dog access

No dogs
COVID-19 vaccination policy

From 15 December 2021 eligible people aged 12 years three months and over must be fully vaccinated to use DOC accommodation. See COVID-19 vaccine policy.


Arthur's Pass National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 318 9211
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   arthurspassvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   106 Main Westcoast Road
Arthur's Pass
Postal Address:   PO Box 51008
Arthur's Pass 7654
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